Day 01: Delhi (Arrival)
Around midnight arrive in Delhi. Upon arrival, you will be met
by our representative and transferred to the hotel.
Day 02: Delhi
This morning is at leisure. Afternoon sightseeing in Old
Delhi. You will have a Rickshaw Ride parallel to the Red Fort
through the old city and famous Silk Road and Silver Bazaar.
Sightseeing of Old Delhi includes Rajghat, Jama Masjid,
Humayun Tomb and Qutub Minar. Before you will proceed to the
hotel you will drive through New Delhi where you will visit
the India Gate, Government Buildings and Embassies. You will
visit today a woman organization and have the opportunity to
discuss the "Role of woman in India".
Day 03: Delhi - Jaipur (about 270 kms / 5-6 hours)
Today you will drive to Jaipur. Today you will visit a school
of Indian dances and learn about the dancing art of Natya,
Nritta and Nrtya.
Day 04: Jaipur
After having breakfast you will drive to Amber which is about
11 km from Jaipur. Amber was the ancient capital of Kachhawaha
dynasty for 6 centuries before it was moved to newly created
Jaipur. Here you will ascend to the Palace Fortress on the
back of an Elephant. Enroute to Amber you will visit the Hawa
Mahal (Palace of the Winds), built in 1799 AD, it contains 953
small casements with each having its own balcony. In the
afternoon you will visit the City Palace which is still the
formal residence of the royal family, built in a blend of the
Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. In the museum of the city
palace we visit the private collection of the Jaipur
Maharajas. Later visit Jantar Mantar, a stone observatory, the
largest of Jai Singh's five remarkable observatories. Then you
will have a walk through the colourful Bazaar of Jaipur and
visit a factory to see the famous block printing work being
done since centuries in Jaipur. Here you will also get a
detailed demonstration on “Saris” and how Indian Women wear
the Saris. In the evening you will be invited by a family
where you will get your first lessons in the Indian cooking.
In the evening you will also drive through the new city of
Jaipur and visit “Laxmi Narayan Mandir”, a Hindu temple made
out of white marble.
Day 05: Jaipur - Sanganer - Chokhi Dhani (about 40 km /
Today we drive to Sanganer. Sanganer is around 20 km from
Jaipur and is famous for Saris and Fabrics, hand printed in
cotton. Sanganer is also famous for paper making. Paper making
is practised in the Kagazi Mohulla (paper area) and uses waste
cotton and silk rags which are churned into a pulp, sieved,
strained and dried. The finished products are often speckled
with gold and silver. In the afternoon we drive to Chokhi
Dhani. Chokhi Dhani is an artificially created village which
reflects the rural culture of Rajasthan. Evening at leisure at
the village. We can participate in many activities like how to
apply Mehandi (henna) on your palm and other parts of body.
Day 06: Jaipur - Shekhawati (about 168 km / 3 hours)
After having breakfast drive to Shekhawati region. Arrival in
Shekhawati in the afternoon. The rest of the day at leisure.
Day 07: Shekhawati - Bikaner (about 190 km / 4 hours)
In the morning you will visit the grand havellis of the
Shekhawati area. After the visit of Shekhawati area you will
proceed to Bikaner. After a short break in Bikaner you will
visit the Junagarh Fort, constructed of red sandstone and
marble with kiosks and balconies embellishing the structure at
Day 08: Bikaner - Jaisalmer (about 330 km / 6˝ hours)
Today you will drive through the desert and proceed for
Jaisalmer. Very often one can see along the road to Jaisalmer
some of the antelopes of this region. Blackbuck and fast
running Chinkara are the most common among them. Arrive in
Jaisalmer in the late evening.
Day 09: Jaisalmer
Today you will have sightseeing in Jaisalmer. There you will
have a walk through the old city and visit the carved havellis,
fort, Jain temple and Gadisar Lake. In the afternoon you will
drive around 40 km. away from Jaisalmer to Sam dunes where you
will enjoy the sunset before you will drive back to Jaisalmer.
Day 10: Jaisalmer - Osian - Jodhpur (about 290 km /
Early morning drive to Jodhpur via Osian. Osian is a great
centre of Hindu and Jain religions. The oldest Temple here was
constructed in 1178 AD. In Jodhpur you will visit the
Mehrangarh Fort (majestic fort). Mehrangarh Fort was built on
a steep hill and is among the best in India with exquisitely
latticed windows in residential apartments within. You will
also visit the Jaswant Thada, a royal cenotaph built in white
marble. After the sightseeing you will have a walk through the
Bazaars of Jodhpur.
Day 11: Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur (about 260 km /
In the morning drive to Udaipur. Enroute you will visit
Ranakpur Jain Temples. Arrive in Udaipur by the evening. Rest
of the day at leisure.
Day 12: Udaipur
Today you will start your sightseeing with the visit of
Sahelion-Ki-Bari. This Garden of the Maids of Honour is well
laid out with extensive lawns and shady walks. After the visit
of Garden of Maids you will visit a Museum of folk art. After
a break you will visit the City Palace, the biggest Palace in
India, where 4 generations of Maharajas added their
contribution. The museum of the palace includes the beautiful
peacock mosaic and miniature wall paintings of Indian
mythology. Today you will have an opportunity to visit a
traditional painting school and see the famous miniature
paintings done. In the evening you will have a Boat ride on
the lake Pichola.
Day 13: Udaipur - Deogarh (about 200 km / 4 hours)
Today you will drive to Deogarh. In Deogarh you will enjoy the
overnight stay in a Maharaja Palace.
Day 14: Deogarh - Samode (about 250 km / 5-6 hours)
Today you will drive to Samode.
Day 15: Samode - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (about 220 km /
Today you will drive to Agra. Enroute you will make a stop and
visit Fatehpur Sikri, which was once an imperial capital
frozen in time, constructed by Akbar the Great in the 16th
century. This wonderful city constructed by red sand stones
was abandoned as abruptly as it had been built. It has been
generally stated that it was due to failing in the water
supply. Late evening arrival in Agra.
Day 16: Agra
Today, you will start your sightseeing by a visit to the Agra
Fort, built by three of the greatest Mughal emperors. After
the visit of Agra Fort you will proceed to visit the most
beautiful monument of India, the Taj Mahal, an enduring
monument to love, with a continually fulfilling beauty. It was
built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1631-52, as a
tomb and memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal (Jewel of
the Palace), who died at the age of 39 giving birth to her
14th child. “The status of a woman in the Indian Society after
marriage" is the topic today on which a lecture will be held
in the Hotel.
Day 17: Agra - Delhi (about 200 km / 4 hours)
In the morning, after having breakfast you will drive to
Delhi. Arrival in Delhi in the afternoon. The rest of the day
Day 18: Flight to Home
Around midnight flight to home destination.
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